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12th Street Ale House

East Village
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192 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5707
+1 212-253-2323
17:00 - 04:00
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 04:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 04:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

I wouldn't have found this place were it not for my friend, who works at NYU. 12th Street was her suggestion, and we met up for drinks (lots of drinks) in May 2015. Who knew you could get beer for just a few bucks in Manhattan? Well, the locals, that's who. The bar is laid back (cash only, though), with... More 

Thank scp5421
New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015

We tend to come here frequently during football season. They have dirt beer and liquor all day Sunday. It is a perfect place to bring your own food (SMac and Halal guys right down the street) and enjoy a game with cheap drinks. Bartenders are always nice.

Thank karabear0414
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

My friend and I were looking for a relaxed low key place to have a few beers and catch up and found this place. It's nice, you can have a conversation, and the beer prices were very reasonable ($3 Bud Lights) especially considering the East Village location.The only two downsides are it's cash only and I could't tell if they... More 

Thank Eric M
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Decided to take my girlfriend bar hopping for her birthday. We decided to stop here because it looked like reasonable happy hour specials (until 8pm) we got a drink around 730. It is cash only. At about 750 I tried to get the bartenders attention. He ignored us until about 757. We ordered drinks and he asked a bunch of... More 

Thank Brian P
New York City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

You can not beat the drink prices at this spot. I'm a vodka drinker and the $3.50 charged for Stoli and pineapple is incredible. And I know what you might be thinking, but no they are far from watered down. The bar is well stocked and there are plenty of beers on tap. The place itself is no frills with... More 

Thank HaroldNYC
Weehawken, New Jersey
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196 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

I stopped by here last night to meet up with some friends. It is definitely a sports bar with a great atmosphere. Drinks are reasonably price, and service is great! They have a lot of flat screens, so you can catch any game.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
13:00 - 04:00
17:00 - 04:00
17:00 - 04:00
17:00 - 04:00
17:00 - 04:00
17:00 - 04:00
13:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10003-5707
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-253-2323

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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